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Schedule for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 12:30pm. The Senate will recess from 12:30 until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings. At 2:15pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and proceed to 2…

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Wrap Up for Monday, September 15, 2014

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on S.2199, the Paycheck Fairness Act; Not Invoked: 52-40. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1003, Jeffery Martin Baran, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2015; Invoked: 52-39. Motion to invoke cloture on…

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Agreement on Schwatz, Harrington, Robinson, Hately, Hachigian, and Tanner nominations

The Senate has reached an agreement that following the vote on confirmation of the Burns nomination (Executive Calendar #1004), the Senate will consider the Schwatz, Harrington, Robinson, Hartely, Hachigian, and Tanner nominations. There will be 2 minutes for debate equally divided prior to each vote and each vote following the first will be 10 minutes…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Burn nomination (NRC)

6:16pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1004, Stephen G. Burns, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2019; Invoked: 54-37   This will be the last roll call vote…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Baran nomination (NRC)

6:01pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Martin Baran, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2015; Invoked: 52-39   Next:   3.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1004, Stephen…

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Roll Call Vote on cltoure on S,2199, Paycheck Fairness Act

5:31pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.2199, the Paycheck Fairness Act; Not Invoked: 52-40   Next—10 minute votes:   2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1003, Jeffrey Martin Baran, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the…

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Schedule for Monday, September 15, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, September 15, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:30pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 5:30pm, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on…

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Congressional Record open until 5pm

By consent, the Record will remain open until 5:00pm today for the purpose of submitting statements, cosponsorships, and introducing legislation.

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Wrap Up for Thursday, September 11, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1. Motion to invoke cloture on S.J.Res.19, constitutional amendment on campaign finance; Not Invoked: 54-42. Legislative Business The motion to proceed to S.2199 (Paycheck Fairness Act) was agreed to by voice vote. Passed H.R.4197: All Circuit Review Extension Act. Passed S.2258: the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2014. Adopted S.Res.542: Supporting…

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Cloture filed on NRC nominations/votes 5:30pm Monday and 2:15pm Tuesday

This afternoon Senator Reid filed cloture on the Barran and Burns nominations for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The Senate then reached an agreement to conduct the cloture votes on those nominations on Monday, September 15, and, if cloture is invoked, the Senate would vote on confirmation of the nominations at 2:15pm on Tuesday, September 16.…

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